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SA Union: First World War Peace: Cradock

SA Union: First World War Peace: CradockSA Union: First World War Peace: Cradock
Form: Circular holed at 12 o’clock
By: ?
Date: 1919
Ref:  AM2: 155; Laidlaw: 0387;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
31.3 mmCopper-bronze11.7 gm$10

Edge: Plain

Obverse: Barehead of King George V, left (similar to coinage). Legend stamped on right in incused letters: "PEACE 1919"

Reverse: Within a circle, coat of arms of Cradock, ostrich feather on each side, with motto on a ribbon below: "PERSEVERANTIA VINCIT".

Notes: Cradock is a town in the Eastern Cape Province, founded in 1818. It was named after Sir John Cradock, governor of the Cape from 1811 to 1813.